JG Wentworth Co (The) (JGW) Jumps 6.3% on January 29

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JG Wentworth Co (The) (JGW) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Friday January 29 as the stock popped 6.3% to $1.35, representing a gain of $0.08 per share. Some 68,212 shares traded hands on 210 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 212,310 shares out of a total float of 24.97 million. The stock opened at $1.33 and traded with an intraday range of $1.36 to $1.30.

After today's gains, JG Wentworth Co (The) reached a market cap of $33.71 million. JG Wentworth Co (The) has had a trading range between $11.41 and $0.96 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $1.67 and a 200-day SMA of $6.02.

The JG Wentworth Company provides liquidity to its customers by purchasing structured settlement, annuity and lottery payment streams, as well as interests in the proceeds of legal claims, in the United States.

JG Wentworth Co (The) is based out of Radnor, PA and has some 410 employees. Its CEO is Stewart Stockdale.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of JG Wentworth Co (The), check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for JGW. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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